August, 2008

Gooding & Company Announces $31 Million in Sales from First Evening’s Consignments

Gooding & Company Announces $31 Million in Sales from First Evening’s Consignments

Sales of World-Famous Williamson Bugatti Collection, Oprah Winfrey Charity Car Collection and Carl J. Schmitt Collection are First Night Highlights PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., – Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the 58th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance(R), elevated car collecting to an art form once again as 74 of the world’s rarest and […]

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B.S. Slosberg Summer Auction Results

B.S. Slosberg Summer Auction Results

At its Early Summer Quality Auction held on June 22 to 23, B.S. Slosberg, Inc. Auctioneers of Philadelphia featured some 350 lots of paintings, prints, and furniture during the first session, and a similar number of lots of fine art glass, porcelain, sculpture, and jewelry among a broad array of decorative objects in the second […]

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Clarice Cliff Teacup Collection for Bonhams Auction

Clarice Cliff Teacup Collection for Bonhams Auction

A fabulous collection of more than one hundred teacups by the renowned designer, Clarice Cliff will be offered in a sale of Design 1860-1945 on Tuesday 23 September 2008. The collection, estimated at £25,000, is thought to be the largest collection of Clarice Cliff teacups to have come up for sale. Each tea cup will […]

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Samoset Antiques & Fine Art Auction

Samoset Antiques & Fine Art Auction

James D. Julia’s spectacular antiques & fine art auction at the Samoset Resort in Rockland, Maine, has long been the pinnacle of the summer auction season. With each passing year, the Fairfield, Maine, auction firm amazes and delights auction goers with an even greater offering of fine antiques than the previous year, consistently exceeding the […]

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Japanese and Korean Art to be Offered at Christie’s New York Fall Sale

Japanese and Korean Art to be Offered at Christie’s New York Fall Sale

NEW YORK – The last auction of Christie’s Asian Art Week, Japanese and Korean Art takes place on September 18. Following last season’s record-breaking sale, the Fall auction again presents a wellbalanced selection of Japanese and Korean works of art, offering exceptional paintings, traditional hanging scrolls, ceramics, and sculpture. The sale is expected to realize […]

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ADESA Acquires Two Used Vehicle Auctions From ABC Auctions

ADESA Acquires Two Used Vehicle Auctions From ABC Auctions

CARMEL, Ind., – ADESA announced today that it has acquired ABC Minneapolis in Dayton, Minnesota, and ABC Nashville in Old Hickory, Tennessee. Both used car auctions are located in major metropolitan areas, which attracted ADESA to the sites. “I have always considered Mike Hockett, CEO of ABC Auctions, to be a visionary with a knack […]

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Bay Meadows Race Course for Auction

Bay Meadows Race Course for Auction

SAN MATEO, CA – More than seven decades of horse racing history will be on display at the auction of the assets of Bay Meadows Race Course, California’s oldest continuously running race track, starting Saturday, August 23 and running through Monday, August 25. Among the 2,500 lots that will be up for auction will be […]

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Smith House Robot and Space Toy Auction Results

Smith House Robot and Space Toy Auction Results

The auction of the Robert Lesser Robot and Space Toy Collection went out with a bang. The phone and online sale by the Smith House Toy & Auction Company was a fantastic success, breaking house records for length and website hits, and attracting bidders from across the U.S. and overseas who wouldn’t let it end. […]

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FOUR RECENTLY DISCOVERED AND IMPORTANT IRISH PAINTINGS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SEPTEMBER 26-27 BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOC. IN FLAT ROCK, N.C.

FOUR RECENTLY DISCOVERED AND IMPORTANT IRISH PAINTINGS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SEPTEMBER 26-27 BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOC. IN FLAT ROCK, N.C.

(Flat Rock, N.C.) – In February 2007, Richard D. Hatch & Associates held a sale that most auction houses only dream about. It had been consigned a treasure trove of modern Irish art – about 40 pieces, from the estate of Alan Breedon Malcolm Brush, born near Dublin, Ireland, in 1918. The paintings sold for […]

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